A full meeting of the Dunedin City Council will vote whether
to approve a contract with Hawkins Construction to build
Dunedin's new stadium, a vote expected to be the final
decision on the project.
Some of the extra $1 billion for state highways could make
its way to Dunedin, but the city will be competing with the
rest of New Zealand to attract the funding.
Children have been missing out, but an expo on Saturday
catered for everything needed to raise, educate and amuse
children, Kids World children's expo organiser Paula Andrews
Last year's World Youth Day, an event that brought the Pope
and many thousands of young people to Sydney had an echo in
Mosgiel on Saturday.
Dunedin City Council will begin burning off methane from its
Green Island landfill next week as it tests the supply of gas
to ascertain the possibility of economically harnessing power
Opposition to a plan by the Methodist Mission to demolish its
church on Hillside Rd has found little support, and some
strong criticism from a Dunedin City Council planner.
A planned Environment Court hearing on Dunedin's stadium was
cancelled yesterday, meaning all appeals against district
plan and roading changes to allow the project to go ahead
have been dropped, and no costs will be pursued.
Dunedin drivers have got an unexpected reprieve from a new,
expanded, parking regime, following the possible collapse of
the company supplying its parking meters.
Stop the Stadium has sought legal advice on the possibility
of a judicial review of the Otago Regional Council's decision
to help fund the stadium.
Stadium has dropped its Environment Court appeals against the
district plan and roading changes necessary for the stadium
project, just days before preliminary hearings were to begin.
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